Community Activist Nate Waters Dies At Age 35
A community activist who turned his life around after a spinal cord injury has died. Nate Waters passed away Sunday. His injury came during a domestic dispute with his mother's boyfriend 16 years ago. He was placed in a nursing home, but worked to get his G.E.D. and bachelor's degree. He was on the board for the Center For Individuals With Physical Challenges. KTUL.com featured him in a story back in 2010 when he was trying to get sidewalks put in by the center. "He cared about people with disabilities, but he cared about Tulsa as a whole," says friend Chris Stice. "He cared about this community. It spoke volumes of his character."Waters was often seen volunteering at events around the city. He was 35 years old.